Diary of a First Year Teacher - Episode 10

Dear Diary,

I can’t believe this crazy journey of my first year of teaching is finally drawing to a close. With all its ups and downs, I wouldn’t trade a moment because I have grown and learnt so much this year. You know me – of course I’m already thinking about Christmas!

Five is my favourite number so I’ve decided to write down some lists of 5 – all Christmas related.

My 5 Favourite Christmas Songs:

  1. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
  2. O Holy Night
  3. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
  4. Deck the Halls
  5. Santa Claus is Coming to Town

5 Heart-Warming Christmas Movies:

(click the links to see a blurb of the movie)

  1. The Polar Express
  2. Elf
  3. The Holiday
  4. It’s a Wonderful Life
  5. The Christmas Chronicles

5 Holiday Season Activities:

  1. Bake a gingerbread house
  2. Get a real Christmas tree and decorate it
  3. Attend a Carols By Candlelight in your local area
  4. Search the neighbourhood for the best Christmas light displays
  5. Watch a Christmas movie you’ve always heard about but never watched

5 Christmas Baking Recipes

  1. Christmas Wreath Chocolate Ripple Cake
  2. Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Cake
  3. Donna Hay’s Christmas Trifle
  4. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
  5. Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies

5 Christmas Books

  1. The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
  2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss
  3. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  4. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  5. One Day in December by Josie Silver

Hope these lists of some of my favourite things gets you inspired this Christmas. Happy Holidays!

Sam

 

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